Rare Tai Lue Burmese wooden buddha sitting in Mara Vijaya (calling the earth to witness) posture on a base, with meditative facial expression. Original lacquer and gilding remain in good condition.
Top of the head is a stupa-shaped "flame" or called usnisa, symbol of the realization of Nirvana or indicative of supreme knowledge.
Tai Lue is a group of tribal people living in Burma. It is difficult to find buddha from this ethnic group.
Age: Burma, Shan Period (Tai Lue), 18th Century
Measurement: Height 46.5 C.M. / Width 17.2 C.M.
Condition: Nice condition overall (some expected degradation due to its age). Please refer to the enlargement photos for more details.
Shipment: Worldwide shipping from Bangkok, Thailand at actual cost. Please e-mail us for the shipping fee.